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William Greenleaf Eliot.

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Identifier: P0004-1015

Title: William Greenleaf Eliot.

Description: Half-length portrait of man, seated, holding paper and quill. "1811 William Greenleaf Eliot 1887 Graduated From Harvard Divinity School in 1834. Established First Congregational (Unitarian) Church. (Known as Church of the Messiah) Pastor 1834 - 71. Member of Western Sanitary Commission. Founder and Chancellor of Washington University" (written on paper and adhered below image). Eliot was a staunch abolitionist minister and chancellor of Washington University who hired Alexander Archer, a runaway slave. He was also a member of the Western Sanitary Commission.

Rights: UND

Place: United States

Dates: ca. 1861-1865

Type(s): Photograph of Painting
Image

Maker/Creator:

Subjects: photograph of a painting
vertical
black and white
indoors
William Greenleaf Eliot
William Eliot
Slavery, abolition, and emancipation
chancellor of Washington University
hired Alexander Archer
Western Sanitary Commission
man
Beards
suit
Portrait
chair
quill
Civil War, 1861-1865

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